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Train Information from Geneva to Brussels

distanceDistance330 miles (533 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£82 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Geneva to Brussels cover the 330 miles (533 km) long route taking on average 12 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £82, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

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Deutsche Bahn Geneva – Brussels

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Geneva to Brussels from £62 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Geneva to Brussels in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route between Geneva and Brussels on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Geneva to Brussels is 330 miles (533 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Geneva and Brussels start at £62.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Thalys trains from Geneva to Brussels

The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Geneva to Brussels on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

By booking your train from Geneva to Brussels with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.

When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

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Trains from Geneva to Brussels
Travel by train to Brussels easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Geneva to Brussels.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Geneva, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Brussels from Geneva as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Brussels, Belgium to Geneva, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Geneva, Switzerland from Brussels is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Geneva from Brussels restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Brussels?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Geneva from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Geneva to Brussels cost?
You can find a cheap train from Geneva to Brussels for some dates and times for as low as £62  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Geneva to Brussels?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Geneva to Brussels train price to come in at an average of £82  one way.
What is the distance between Geneva and Brussels by train?
The Geneva to Brussels train distance is approximately 330 miles (533 km).
How long is the train from Geneva to Brussels?
On average the Geneva to Brussels train time is 12 h 45 min  covering the 330 miles (533 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Geneva and arrival train station in Brussels?

Some of the Geneva train stations to Brussels you can start your journey from include Genève and Geneva. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Brussels include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Genève   and arriving in Bruxelles-Midi.

Where do I find the Geneva train station to Brussels? Where is the Brussels train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Genève, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Geneva. The most popular arrival train station in Brussels, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

What train companies go from Geneva to Brussels?
When taking a train from Geneva to Brussels, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Brussels. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Geneva and Brussels and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there to Brussels from Geneva?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Geneva to Brussels. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Geneva to Brussels? When is the last train from Geneva to Brussels?
If you prefer early morning trains from Geneva to Brussels, the first train leaves at 18: 15. If you prefer late night trains from Geneva to Brussels, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 50. Omio shows you the latest train from Geneva to Brussels timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase Geneva Brussels train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train to Brussels from Geneva to cost on average £82 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Geneva to Brussels train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Brussels
Genève is the most popular Geneva railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Geneva for your journey to Brussels.